Recently, Netflix has released the first official teaser for season 3 of the hit series The Witcher. This will be the last season of actor Henry Cavill starring as Geralt of Rivia, before handing back the steel and silver swords to Liam Hemsworth from the next season.
The first official teaser of The Witcher season 3 – Video: Netflix.
Since it’s just over a minute long, the teaser above doesn’t reveal too much about the content of the upcoming season of The Witcher. The most notable detail is probably the appearance of the ghost army Wild Hunt in the journey to capture Ciri. In the original, Wild Hunt was originally a race of elves from another world, who specialized in traveling through space to kidnap unfortunate people into slavery.
Based on Norse folktales, Wild Hunt is first mentioned in Andrzej Sapkowski’s second book series – The Sword of Destiny, and is also the main antagonist in the third game. by CD Projekt RED – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. In the Netflix TV version, Wild Hunt was officially revealed at the end of the second season. They pursue Ciri because of her ancient blood – a power that can help easily manipulate space and time.
According to the original, in order to protect Ciri from political forces, sinister magicians, and fearsome monsters on the Continent, Geralt and Yennefer decided to take her to the magic academy Aretuza, where the appeared briefly in the teaser above. However, since the production team has confirmed to bring a lot of new elements into its series, it is likely that season 3 of The Witcher will continue to have creations that are far removed from the original novel series.
As mentioned above, Henry Cavill will still reprise his role as Geralt in the upcoming season. Accompanying him are familiar faces such as Anya Chalotra (Yennefer), Freya Allan (Ciri), Joey Batey (Jaskier) and some other actors.
The Witcher Season 3 will be divided into two parts, with the first season (from episode 1 to episode 5) airing on June 29, and the second season (from episode 6 to episode 8) will be released about a month later. there, on 7/27.
Source: Netflix, ScreenRant